14-Day Romania road trip from Sibiu to Râmnicu Vâlcea, Bucharest, Brasov, Sighișoara, Cluj Napoca, and Alba Iulia

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14 days & 13 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Explore the best of Romania on a 14-day road trip! Uncover hidden gems and experience the rich culture firsthand as you journey through Sibiu, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Curtea de Argeș, Pitesti, Bucharest, Balotești, Sinaia, Bușteni, Brasov, Bran, Rupea, Săcele, Vâlcea, Sighișoara, Targu Mures, Turda, Cluj Napoca, Alba Iulia, Hunedoara County, Hateg, and Deva. This road trip itinerary in Romania seamlessly combines exploration with relaxation.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Romania takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Sibiu, 1 night in Râmnicu Vâlcea, 5 nights in Bucharest, 2 nights in Brasov, 1 night in Sighișoara, 1 night in Cluj Napoca, and 1 night in Alba Iulia. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Romania. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Sibiu, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Romania on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Romania. Bran Castle and Peleș Castle are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Sibiu, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Curtea de Argeș, Pitesti, Bucharest, Balotești, Sinaia, Bușteni, Brasov, Bran, Rupea, Săcele, Vâlcea, Sighișoara, Targu Mures, Turda, Cluj Napoca, Alba Iulia, Hunedoara County, Hateg, and Deva, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Romania. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Romania.

Throughout your road trip in Romania, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Romania.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Romania fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Romania today!

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Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Photo of the Small Square piata mica, the second fortified square in the medieval Upper town of Sibiu city, Romania.Sibiu / 2 nights
Cluj Napoca upperview.Cluj-Napoca / 1 night
Târgu Mureș - city in RomaniaTârgu Mureș
Vâlcea - region in RomaniaVâlcea / 1 night
Alba Iulia - city in RomaniaAlba County / 1 night
Argeș - region in RomaniaArgeș
Sinaia - town in RomaniaSinaia
Brasov - city in RomaniaBrasov / 2 nights
Sighișoara - city in RomaniaSighișoara / 1 night
Antique building view in Old Town Bucharest city - capital of Romania and Dambrovita river. Bucharest, Romania, Europe.Bucharest / 5 nights

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Attractions

Photo of aerial view of the medieval Castle of Bran, known for the myth of Dracula, Romania.Bran Castle
Parcul Herăstrău (Parcul Regele Mihai I), Sector 1, Bucharest, RomaniaKing Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
Photo of Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania.Peleș Castle
Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, RomaniaCastelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
Therme BucurestiTherme Bucharest
Photo of Autumn Trees Landscape Of Tineretului Park In Bucharest, Romania.Tineretului Park
Photo of beautiful landscape with green trees, leaves, vintage clock and many small blue forget me not or Scorpion grasses flowers in a sunny day at the entry to Cismigiu Garden (Gradina Cismigiu) in Bucharest, Romania.Cișmigiu Gardens
Sunny Day View in the IOR Park, Bucharest, Romania , Reflection of the Nature in the Water, Nature in the Middle of The City, Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park.Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (I O R )
Photo of Salt Mine Salina Turda in Romania.Salina Turda
Entrance to Children's world park in Bucharest. Fantasy gate with guarded by a blue dragon.Children's Town Bucharest
Photo of Prislop monastery in Romania.Prislop Monastery
Parcul Central Simion Bărnuțiu, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaCentral Park Simion Bărnuțiu
Photo of Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park, Sibiu, Romania.Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
Tâmpa
Podul MinciunilorThe Bridge of Lies
Constitution Square
Photo of Curtea de Arges monastery, Romania. Curtea de Arges Monastery is known because of the legend of architect master Manole..Curtea de Argeș Monastery
The amazing Park Izvor in the downtown of Bucharest city in a sunny spring day.Izvor Park
Photo of Panoramic view of Cantacuzino Castle in Busteni, Romania.Southern Carpathians Mountains, Transylvania.Cantacuzino Castle
Photo of Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum, Romania.Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
Photo of national Heroes Memorial in Carol Park in Bucharest, Romania.Carol I Park
Grădina Botanică Alexandru Borza, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaAlexandru Borza Botanical Garden
Photo of Dimitrie Ghica Park, Sinaia, Romania.Dimitrie Ghica Park
Sibiu Zoological Garden
Photo of Tiger among bushes looking away ,Brasov ,Romania .Brașov Zoo
Photo of Romanian Athenaeum is a concert hall in the center of Bucharest, Romania.Romanian Athenaeum
Photo of Turda gorge Cheile Turzii is a natural reserve with marked trails for hikes on Hasdate River situated near Turda close to Cluj-Napoca, in Transylvania, Romania.Cheile Turzii
Photo of Brasov, Romania, Medieval Council House in the Main Square of the Old Town.Brașov city hall
Bucharest Botanical GardenBucharest Botanical Garden
Caraiman Monastery
ASTRA Museum
Cetățuia Park
Children's World Park, Sector 4, Bucharest, RomaniaChildren's World Park
Photo of Aerial view to the Deva fortress. Romania .Fortress of Deva
Photo of Medieval fortress in the town of Rupea, RomaniaRupea Citadel
Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
Targu Mures Fortress, Târgu Mureș, Targu Mures Metropolitan Area, Mureș, RomaniaTargu Mures Fortress
Photo of BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum, located in Herastrau Park showcasing traditional Romanian village life.Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest
Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
Beautiful background with the famous fountain against colorful sky in central square of Bucharest, in sunset light.Bucharest Fountains
Photo of sunset promenade photo at the location called Platoul Cornesti / Somosteto in the town of Tirgu-Mures .Platoul Cornesti
Photo of Main entrance National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest, Romania.National Museum of Art of Romania
Waterfall near the Seven ladders canyon in Piatra Mare (Big Rock)mountains, Romania.Seven Ladders Canyon
Photo of Sibiu cityscape with Holy Trinity Cathedral in Transylvania, Romania.Holy Trinity Cathedral
Citadel Park
Mănăstirea Rupestră Șinca Veche
Students' Cultural House, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaStudents' Cultural House
Ștrand Park
Pietrele lui Solomon
Fountain of Manole, Curtea de Argeș, Argeș, RomaniaFountain of Manole

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Day 1

Day 1 – Sibiu - arrival day

  • Sibiu - Arrival day
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  • Citadel Park
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Welcome to Sibiu, the perfect starting point for your road trip in Romania! Pick up your rental car and let the adventure begin. You will spend 1 night immersing yourself in Sibiu's charm before embarking on the next leg of your journey.

Sibiu is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Sibiu. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Sibiu. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to book a table at Benjamin Steakhouse & Bar, a popular restaurant in Sibiu. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 3,588 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Restaurant Hermania during your stay in Sibiu. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 3,321 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of La Cuptor, a renowned dining destination in Sibiu. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,526 satisfied guests.

After dinner, visit Music Pub and experience the nightlife in the city of Sibiu. This bar is one of the best places to cap off the night and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,373 customers.

You can also hang out at Cafe Wien. This bar serves a variety of snacks and drinks and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,020 customers.

Locals recommend Supporter Sports Pub & Grill, so definitely check it out too. Supporter Sports Pub & Grill is a place to enjoy friendly chats with locals and fellow travelers and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,242 bar-goers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 14-day road trip in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Sibiu and Râmnicu Vâlcea

  • Sibiu
  • Vâlcea
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Drive 110 km, 2 hours 46 min

  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
  • ASTRA Museum
  • Sibiu Zoological Garden
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Dive into day 2 of your remarkable road trip in Romania. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Sibiu and Râmnicu Vâlcea, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Râmnicu Vâlcea. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Holy Trinity Cathedral. This extraordinary eastern orthodox cathedral has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 4,676 visitors.

Next, make your way to Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park. This protected area is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 21,831 reviews.

While in Sibiu, we also recommend a visit to ASTRA Museum. This museum has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 12,206 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Sibiu Zoological Garden. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 15,956 travelers, this zoo is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Sibiu.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Râmnicu Vâlcea, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Sibiu to Râmnicu Vâlcea may take around 1 hour 54 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Râmnicu Vâlcea, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Râmnicu Vâlcea.

Book a table at Simfonia Restaurant, a famous dining establishment in Râmnicu Vâlcea. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 858 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Râmnicu Vâlcea is Hanul Haiducilor, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.3 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 2,782 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Râmnicu Vâlcea’s Ristorante D'Amici for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,227 satisfied diners.

Locals recommend going for a drink at Brothers Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,059 customers.

Another popular bar you could swing by after dinner is ClubWinners. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 683 customers.

SOHO PUB also makes the list of popular bars you could visit tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 294 customers.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Romania.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Curtea de Argeș, Pitesti, and Bucharest

  • Argeș
  • Bucharest
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Drive 197 km, 3 hours 20 min

  • Fountain of Manole
  • Curtea de Argeș Monastery
  • Ștrand Park
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On day 3 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Romania, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Curtea de Argeș, Pitesti, and Bucharest. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Bucharest, where you’ll be staying for 5 nights.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Râmnicu Vâlcea, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Curtea de Argeș. This drive usually takes around 48 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Pitesti. This drive usually takes around 52 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Bucharest, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Bucharest. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the region, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Reserve a table at Coftale Specialty Coffee Shop, a renowned restaurant in Bucharest. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,705 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at PAPILA while in Bucharest. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 805 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Bucharest at Caru' cu bere, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 30,392 customers.

Origo is one of the best bars you can visit in Bucharest tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,167 customers.

You can also enjoy a glass or two at a popular place like QP Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 921 customers.

Alternatively, try Zeppelin Pub. Zeppelin Pub is the perfect place to get to know some locals in the region. This top-recommended bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 585 customers.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in Romania!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Bucharest and Balotești

  • Bucharest
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Drive 52 km, 1 hour 22 min

  • Therme Bucharest
  • Bucharest Botanical Garden
  • Carol I Park
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Day 4 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Bucharest for 4 nights more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

You can learn more about Bucharest today by going on a tour. Bucharest offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Bucharest.

Don't forget to book a table at Hanu' Berarilor Casa Oprea Soare, a well-known eatery in Bucharest. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 11,370 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Restaurant Hanu' lui Manuc while exploring Bucharest. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 11,726 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Hanu' Berarilor Casa Elena Lupescu, a popular restaurant in Bucharest. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 5,626 discerning diners.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Bucharest, Nomad Skybar. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,882 customers.

Travelers and locals alike also recommend Shift. This bar has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,444 customers.

Control Club is another popular place for a drink, considered one of the best in the region. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,063 customers.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Romania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 17 km, 1 hour 16 min

  • Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
  • Izvor Park
  • Constitution Square
  • Bucharest Fountains
  • Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (I O R )
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Day 5 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Bucharest has to offer. Cherish the 3 nights you have left in Bucharest by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Bucharest. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the region, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to reserve a table at Excalibur, an iconic dining spot in Bucharest. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,700 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Stadio Unirii while in Bucharest. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, treasured by 3,146 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Romanian Craft Beer, a favorite in Bucharest. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,501 discerning guests.

When you’ve finished your meal, Distrikt 42 is one of the best bars in Bucharest for an after-dinner drink. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,865 customers.

Arcade Cafe is another of the most popular bars in the region. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,781 customers.

Alternatively, check out Haute Pepper. This popular place has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, as rated by 1,992 customers.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Romania.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 14 km, 1 hour 7 min

  • King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
  • Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest
  • Romanian Athenaeum
  • National Museum of Art of Romania
  • Cișmigiu Gardens
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On day 6 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Bucharest. You’ll stay in Bucharest for 2 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Bucharest's best restaurants.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Bazaar. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Bucharest boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from around 2,635 visitors.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, an awesome bar you can go to is The PUB Bucharest. This place has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,495 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Gilda Music Lounge. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,458 customers.

Manasia Hub is another great place where you can celebrate your adventures in Bucharest. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,000 customers.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in Romania!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 10 km, 44 min

  • Tineretului Park
  • Children's Town Bucharest
  • Children's World Park
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Day 7 of your road trip across Romania promises a magnificent time exploring Bucharest. You have 1 night left in Bucharest. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Romania that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Bucharest has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Romania by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Bucharest's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Bucharest. JO Lounge is a fantastic option, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 949 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, don't forget to check out Wicked Bar. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 485 customers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Romania!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Sinaia, Bușteni, and Brasov

  • Brasov
  • Sinaia
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Drive 203 km, 3 hours 27 min

  • Cantacuzino Castle
  • Caraiman Monastery
  • Dimitrie Ghica Park
  • Peleș Castle
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 8 of your road trip in Romania. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Sinaia, Bușteni, and Brasov. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Brasov. You will spend 2 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Bucharest, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Bușteni may take around 1 hour 58 min. Upon your arrival in Bușteni, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Bușteni, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Sinaia may take around 12 min. Upon your arrival in Sinaia, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Journey into the unknown at Dimitrie Ghica Park, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 15,547 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Peleș Castle is a recommended place to visit. This castle is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 62,325 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Brasov. Brasov offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Brasov's best restaurants.

Make sure to book a table at Old Jack, a popular restaurant in Brasov. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 5,682 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Dei Frati during your stay in Brasov. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 3,030 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of La Birou Bistro, a renowned dining destination in Brasov. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 968 satisfied guests.

When you’ve finished dinner and you’re in the mood for a drink, we recommend visiting one of the best bars in Brasov. Tipografia offers plenty of drink options for every taste and budget. Around 1,566 customers have given this bar an overall rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Alternatively, go to a bar that locals recommend, like Deane's. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,019 customers.

If you're looking for something else, check out Ma Cocotte Gastro Wine Bar. This bar is one of the best places to enjoy a drink and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,825 customers.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Romania.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Brasov

  • Brasov
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Drive 26 km, 1 hour 10 min

  • Pietrele lui Solomon
  • Tâmpa
  • Brașov city hall
  • Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
  • Brașov Zoo
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Day 9 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Brasov for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Brasov has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Brasov offers and add your favorites to your Romania travel package below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Brasov.

Don't miss out on experiencing Kashmir Brasov, a renowned dining spot in Brasov. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 800 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Ograda while immersing yourself in Brasov. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 634 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Sergiana, a beloved dining establishment within Brasov. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 11,397 satisfied customers.

After dinner, visit Kasho Lounge, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Brasov. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,452 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Jamaica. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,681 customers.

Alternatively, locals recommend Aftăr Stube. This bar, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,141 customers, is one of the best bars in the city of Brasov.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Romania.

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Day 10

Day 10 – Bran, Rupea, Săcele, Vâlcea, and Sighișoara

  • Sighișoara
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Drive 193 km, 3 hours 28 min

  • Seven Ladders Canyon
  • Bran Castle
  • Mănăstirea Rupestră Șinca Veche
  • Rupea Citadel
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 10 of your road trip in Romania, where you’ll be making 5 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Bran, Rupea, Săcele, Vâlcea, and Sighișoara. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Sighișoara. Sighișoara will be your home away from home for 1 night.

After soaking in Bran’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Vâlcea. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 45 min. When you arrive in Vâlcea, it's time to take a break from the road.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Mănăstirea Rupestră Șinca Veche. This place of worship is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 4,800 reviews.

After soaking in Vâlcea’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Rupea. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 43 min. When you arrive in Rupea, it's time to take a break from the road.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Sighișoara, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Sighișoara's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Restaurant La Perla. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Sighișoara has received a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from around 3,491 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Gasthaus Altepost Restaurant Traditional should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Sighișoara, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,549 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Cafe Martini. This highly regarded restaurant in Sighișoara has earned a rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 2,527 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Venesis House, claiming it’s one of the best. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 579 customers.

If you feel like going somewhere else, another popular option in the city is Vintage Lounge. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 673 customers.

Joseph Haydn house is yet another top-rated place where you can easily spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 210 customers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Romania!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Targu Mures, Turda, and Cluj Napoca

  • Târgu Mureș
  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 174 km, 3 hours 17 min

  • Platoul Cornesti
  • Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
  • Targu Mures Fortress
  • Salina Turda
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On day 11 of your road trip in Romania, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Targu Mures, Turda, and Cluj Napoca. In the evening, you’ll end up in Cluj Napoca, where you will stay for 1 night.

When you’ve had your share of Sighișoara, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Targu Mures. Your travel time is around 1 hour 3 min.

Make Platoul Cornesti one of your first sightseeing stops in Targu Mures. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 9,101 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Zoo Tîrgu Mureș is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This zoo is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,928 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Medieval Fortress Târgu Mureș. This sightseeing destination has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 10,163 visitors.

When you’ve had your share of Targu Mures, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Turda. Your travel time is around 1 hour 16 min.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Cluj Napoca, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Cluj Napoca.

Make a reservation at Samsara Foodhouse - Cluj restaurant plant-based, a popular dining spot in Cluj Napoca. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 3,806 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at Tortelli Pasta Bar while indulging in the charm of Cluj Napoca. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, cherished by 2,372 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of Olivo Caffe & Bistro, a treasured establishment in Cluj Napoca. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,251 satisfied guests.

After dinner, visit Café Bulgakov to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Cluj Napoca, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,000 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like O'Peter's Irish Pub & Grill. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. O'Peter's Irish Pub & Grill has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,993 customers.

The Soviet is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,778 customers.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Romania!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Cluj Napoca and Alba Iulia

  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Alba County
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Drive 115 km, 2 hours 33 min

  • Students' Cultural House
  • Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden
  • Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu
  • Cetățuia Park
  • Cheile Turzii
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Dive into day 12 of your remarkable road trip in Romania. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Cluj Napoca, Cluj Napoca, and Alba Iulia, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Alba Iulia. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Alba Iulia. Alba Iulia offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Alba Iulia. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Allegria Restaurant, a distinguished dining establishment in Alba Iulia. It has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 592 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Alba Iulia is La Conac. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 3,267 happy diners.

PUB 13 - Restaurantul Cetății stands out as a local favorite in Alba Iulia. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 3,725 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city, framm's. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 925 reviews and guarantees you a great time.

If you want to continue your night somewhere else, head to a popular bar like La Vizitiu. This bar is a local favorite, with great drinks, lovely service, and an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,320 customers.

The options in Alba Iulia don’t end there, you could also spend some time at the excellent Rosenthalers Cafe. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 555 customers, this bar is one of the best places to relax after a long, adventure-filled day.

Say good night to Alba Iulia and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Romania!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Hunedoara County, Hateg, Deva, and Sibiu

  • Sibiu
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Drive 276 km, 3 hours 56 min

  • Fortress of Deva
  • Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
  • Prislop Monastery
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On day 13 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Romania, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Hunedoara County, Hateg, Deva, and Sibiu. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Sibiu, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Deva. This drive usually takes around 56 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Hunedoara County. This car ride takes around 31 min.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Sibiu, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Sibiu's best restaurants.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Pardon Cafe & Bistro Sibiu while you’re in Sibiu. Famous for its lovely menu and mouthwatering dishes, it has captivated around 2,414 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Another favorite dining locale in Sibiu is Restaurant Prima. Have a satisfying meal from the menu that has charmed its way to the hearts of around 1,932 happy customers, who gave it an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

While in Sibiu, enjoy Grădina Restaurant’s appetizing dishes. This dining establishment has earned a positive reputation and a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the endorsements and reviews of around 1,707 satisfied guests.

After dinner, visit The Corner Factory pub & more, which is considered one of the best bars in the city. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,000 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like Joyme Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,000 customers.

Alternatively, check out Atrium. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,162 customers.

Head back to your accommodation in Sibiu and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Romania!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Sibiu - departure day

  • Sibiu - Departure day
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  • The Bridge of Lies
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Day 14 of your road trip in Romania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Sibiu before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Optimize your last day in Romania and go on a shopping spree in Sibiu’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Romania, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery.

Before you conclude your road trip in Romania, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Sibiu.

You’ll then say farewell to Sibiu. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Romania!

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